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Excerpt: "Thomas, Cardinal Wolsey, (born c. 1475, Ipswich, Suffolk, Eng.—died Nov. 29, 1530, Leicester, Leicestershire), cardinal and statesman who dominated the government of England’s King Henry VIII from 1515 to 1529. His unpopularity contributed, upon his downfall, to the anticlerical reaction that was a factor in the English Reformation."

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Excerpt: "Thomas, Cardinal Wolsey, (born c. 1475, Ipswich, Suffolk, Eng.—died Nov. 29, 1530, Leicester, Leicestershire), cardinal and statesman who dominated the government of England’s King Henry VIII from 1515 to 1529. His unpopularity contributed, upon his downfall, to the anticlerical reaction that was a factor in the English Reformation."
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https://www.britannica.com/biography/Thomas-Cardinal-Wolsey
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Thomas, Cardinal Wolsey - Encyclopaedia Britannica
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https://www.britannica.com/biography/Thomas-Cardinal-Wolsey
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Thomas, Cardinal Wolsey - Encyclopaedia Britannica
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https://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/blog/cardinal-wolsey
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Cardinal Wolsey - Christ Church
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